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Celebrating the Power of Love to Transform Lives: Spotlight on Irene Hannon

The bestselling author of 21 romance novels for Revell has sold more than one million books in the past 10 years, and her publisher is celebrating. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Launches the Book Rich Environment Initiative

Over a quarter of a million books will be donated to public housing communities through a new initiative by the National Book Foundation in tandem with the federal government and several nonprofit organizations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass redistribution of words: World Book Night prepares for UK-wide book giveaway

Over 7,000 people have volunteered to donate one of a shortlist of 20 books to the 35% of the population who are not regular readersA quarter of a million books are due to find new homes tonight, as thousands of book-lovers hit the streets to give away their favourite titles as part of World... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data”

Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books? The post A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid doubles shipments in 2014

Book Aid International sent more than a million books to African libraries in 2014, almost doubling their distribution figures for 2013.   The charity, which works in partnership with library services in Africa to distribute new books and learning resources, celebrated its 60th anniversary... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Stories Keep Coming: PW Talks with Lauraine Snelling

Novelist Lauraine Snelling has authored 80 books since she began her writing career in 1982, has more than two million books in print, and has just published the first in her fifth historical series set among Norwegian immigrants to North Dakota, where her mother was born and raised: “Strong... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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India’s Press Faces an Online Future

Two years ago, Samir Patil surveyed his publishing floor in Mumbai, one of 10 he owned, and saw death. It was not for a lack of lively activity. His company, ACK Media, shipped roughly six million books, magazines and DVDs across India every month. I ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smashwords Reaches a Milestone: Publishes 250,000th Book

The Smashwords self-publishing platform has published a quarter of million books containing 8.5 billion words in six years in business. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic To Donate One Million Books for Superstorm Recovery

Scholastic is donating a million books and offering free online resources to those children and teachers affected by Superstorm Sandy. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches India Kindle Store, swap rupees for good reads

Indian consumers haven't been cut off from Amazon's world of ebook goodies, but their experience is about to get a lot more native with the launch of a local Kindle Store. The prices of over a million books are now available in rupees, and if you're in need of hardware, the latest bare-bones... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Give Away 500,000 Books

When looking at an effort with the scale of World Book Night U.S.—half a million books will be given away to strangers across all 50 states on April 23—it’s helpful to consider some numbers: 25,000 “givers” have volunteered to give away their allotment of books to people, many of whom they’ve... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night 2012 to target prisons and hospitals

Half of the one million books to be given away on the next World Book Night on April 23rd 2012... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Culture Trip site offers world of literature

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:30 A new internet bookselling site has launched specialising in travel literature. The Culture Trip is selling four million books and films, organised into categories by countries. The company is also planning to launch a music... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night confirms US launch

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:19 World Book Night will launch in the US in 2012, with the States confirmed as the event's first international partner. HarperCollins vice president of independent retailing Carl Lennertz has been appointed as chief... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac acquires self-publishing star Hocking

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 09:38 Pan Macmillan has bought UK and Commonwealth rights (including ebooks) to seven books by self-published US sensation Amanda Hocking. Julie Crisp, editorial director at Tor, bought the rights from St Martin's Press in the United... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of World Book Night titles 'double'

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 16:27 Sales of the selected 25 World Book Night titles soared by over 100% at W H Smith, amid a wider trade sales boost, following television coverage, events and book giveaways to mark its inaugural year. On 5th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author proposes WBN alternative

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:43 A Carnegie-nominated author has proposed an alternative to World Book Night, suggesting readers buy one book from a bookshop this week and give it away. Writing on her blog, Nicola Morgan said she believed there were better... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retailers finalise World Book Night plans

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:42 Final preparations are underway for a medley of events planned to celebrate World Book Night, with independent and national retailers planning to host author readings, quizzes and book swaps. On 5th March, 20,000 participants... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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